Used 1999 Volkswagen GTI Pricing
Volkswagen offers two generations of the sporty Golf-based GTI for sale in 1999. The third-generation GTI has been around since 1995, and it is a carryover. VW drops the sluggish four-cylinder version and offers only the VR6. Later in the model year, the company introduces a completely redesigned GTI with a smoother body and improved versions of the base inline four and VR6.
- Fun to drive, comfortable ride, hatchback utility, solid construction, lots of standard features, generous 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.
- Weak base engine, softer than other sport coupes/hatchbacks, some controls hard to decipher, CD player should be standard.
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Features & Specs
|GLX VR6 2dr Hatchback (midyear)||VR6 2dr Hatchback||GLS 2dr Hatchback (midyear)|
|Transmission||5-speed manual||5-speed manual||5-speed manual|
|Horsepower||174 hp @ 5800 rpm||172 hp @ 5800 rpm||115 hp @ 5200 rpm|
Used 1999 Volkswagen GTI Overview
The Used 1999 Volkswagen GTI is offered in the following submodels: Hatchback. Available styles include GLX VR6 2dr Hatchback (midyear), VR6 2dr Hatchback, and GLS 2dr Hatchback (midyear). Pre-owned Volkswagen GTI models are available with a 2.8 L-liter gas engine or a 2.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 174 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 1999 Volkswagen GTI comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 5-speed manual.
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1999 Volkswagen GTI Gas Mileage
1999 Volkswagen GTI GLX VR6 2dr Hatchback (midyear), 5-speed manual, regular unleaded
21 compined MPG,
18 city MPG/26 highway MPG
1999 Volkswagen GTI VR6 2dr Hatchback, 5-speed manual, regular unleaded
19 compined MPG,
17 city MPG/24 highway MPG
1999 Volkswagen GTI GLS 2dr Hatchback (midyear), 5-speed manual, regular unleaded
24 compined MPG,
21 city MPG/28 highway MPG
|EPA Est. MPG||21|
|Drive Train||front wheel drive|
|Curb Weight||2890 lbs.|